Slaying the Nuclear Dragon: Disarmament Dynamics in the Twenty-First Century

Slaying the Nuclear Dragon: Disarmament Dynamics in the Twenty-First Century


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ISBN-13: 9780820342467
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication date: 03/01/2012
Series: Studies in Security and International Affairs Series
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

TANYA OGILVIE-WHITE is a senior lecturer in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand and a consulting fellow at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London. She is coauthor of Nuclear Weapons Policy at the Crossroads and editor of a forthcoming volume of the correspondence of Michael Quinlan.

DAVID SANTORO is a senior fellow for nonproliferation and disarmament at Pacific Forum CSIS. He is the author of Treating Weapons Proliferation: An Oncological Approach to the Spread of Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Technology.

MARIA ROST RUBLEE is a lecturer at the University of Auckland and a former intelligence officer in the Defense Intelligence Agency.

Table of Contents

Mark Fitzpatrick

Tanya Ogilvie-White and David Santoro

Introduction. The Nuclear Dragon: No Longer out on the Prowl
Tanya Ogilvie-White and David Santoro

Chapter 1. The Optimistic Nuclear Weapon States: The United States and the United Kingdom
David Santoro

Chapter 2. Advocating the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons: The Role of Key Individual and Coalition States
Marianne Hanson

Chapter 3. The Rollback States: South Africa and Kazakhstan
Stephen F. Burgess and Togzhan Kassenova

Chapter 4. The Pessimistic Nuclear Weapon States: France, Russia, and China
David Santoro

Chapter 5. The Threshold States: Japan and Brazil
Maria Rost Rublee

Chapter 6. The Nuclear Energy Aspirants: Egypt and Vietnam
Tanya Ogilvie-White and Maria Rost Rublee

Chapter 7. The Nuclear Holdouts: India, Israel, and Pakistan
Devin T. Hagerty

Chapter 8. The Defiant States: North Korea and Iran
Tanya Ogilvie-White

Chapter 9. The Silent Proliferators: Syria and Myanmar
Jacqueline Shire

Conclusion. The Nuclear Dragon: One Eye Open, One Eye Closed
Tanya Ogilvie-White and David Santoro



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